SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

November 05, 2014 15:03 ET

South Charlotte Hotel Just 5 Miles From Billy Graham Christmas Celebration

Enjoy Great Group Rates for the Holiday at Fairfield Inn & Suites Charlotte Arrowood

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - Nov 5, 2014) - These days the holidays are largely about toys and treats, but there are still places to rediscover the origins and history behind what we celebrate. Just 5 miles from this hotel in Charlotte Arrowood, the Billy Graham Library is hosting Christmas at the Library December 2nd through the 23rd.

The celebration near this South Charlotte hotel features a variety of events for the entire family, each highlighting the meaning and joy of Christmas. Named one of the Top 100 Events in the US by the American Bus Association (ABA) and a Top 20 event by the Southeast Tourism Society, Christmas at the Library features a live nativity, horse-drawn carriage rides that travel through festive light displays, carolers, story time, sweet treats such as Mother Graham's pound cake, cinnamon rolls and hot apple cider, and Ruth's Attic, where visitors can pick up gifts including exclusive Library ornaments.

A traditional Christmas dinner is also offered on a first-come, first-served basis every Thursday to Friday from 6 to 8pm, Saturday the 7th from 6 to 8pm and Saturday the 14th and 21st from 2 to 8pm. Served just behind the Library in the BEGA Headquarters, the meal includes all the trimmings and offers a great value ($18.95 adults, $8.95 kids 12 and under, kids 3 and under free) for the entire family.

Those traveling as a family or church group will find convenient accommodations at this hotel near Charlotte Airport. Newly renovated, the group-friendly hotel offers free bus parking, discounted rates for bookings of 5 or more rooms and complimentary hot breakfast buffet with eggs, breakfast meat, fresh Belgian waffles, continental items including bagels, muffins, fruits, yogurt and freshly brewed coffee.

Guest rooms are sure to invite sweet dreams with plush bedding, while amenities including complimentary Wi-Fi, a coffee/tea maker and 32-inch LCD cable TV offer convenience away from home. A fitness center makes it is easy to indulge in holiday treats without the guilt.

While Christmas at the Library may be the main event during one's visit, guests can also explore other attractions near this Charlotte, NC hotel, including Carowinds Theme Park, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Ramblewood Soccer Complex and sporting and entertainment events at Bank of America Stadium and Time Warner Cable Arena.

About the Fairfield Inn & Suites Charlotte Arrowood
The Fairfield Inn & Suites Charlotte Arrowood offers everything guests need for a comfortable and productive stay at a great value. This 2014 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence-winning property features newly-renovated rooms and suites and ample workspaces. Plentiful amenities include complimentary hot breakfast buffet, a seasonal outdoor pool, 24/7 fitness center, market and business center, as well as free high-speed internet. Ideally located at the junction of I-77 and I-485, the hotel is just 10 minutes from Charlotte Douglas International Airport, 6 miles from Uptown Charlotte and 5 minutes from the new Charlotte Premium Outlets. Nearby attractions include the Bank of America Stadium, Time Warner Cable Arena, Carowinds Theme Park, Billy Graham Library, U.S. National Whitewater Center, Charlotte Motor Speedway & Ramblewood Soccer Complex.

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